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Alliance Affiliated Artist Ruth Wallen Creates Watershed Moments in DesEscondido

CSA Affiliated Artist, Ruth Wallen showcases her piece “Daylight Escondido Creek Watershed” for the exhibition “DesEscondido: No Longer Hidden, Public Address” at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on now till November 18th, 2018. CSA Affiliated Artist, Ruth Wallen showcases her piece “Daylight Escondido Creek Watershed” for the exhibition “DesEscondido: No Longer Hidden, Public Address” at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido on now till November 18th, 2018. Ruth Wallen, “Daylighting Escondido Creek Watershed” Currently much of Escondido Creek is hidden behind chain link fences and the original creek bed is obscured by a cement channel. What happens when a community tur

Pocket Guides Now Available at Every San Diego Public Library!

Our "San Diego Wildlife, Climate Change, and You!" pocket guides are now available at every San Diego Public Library. Check them out on your next trip to your favorite local library! Thank you to our partners at the City of San Diego Public Library System for making this possible. Learn more about the pocket guides here. Find your nearest library here. #EcosystemResilience #BuildingCommunity

Get Outside San Diego Features the 10 Things to Help Wildlife Challenge

Climate change is going to make it harder on wildlife to find food, water, and raise their young. As a part of our effort to increase public awareness about these impacts on wildlife highlighted in the “San Diego County Ecosystems: The Ecological Impacts of Climate Change on a Biodiversity Hotspot”, the Climate Science Alliance has teamed up with the San Diego Foundation and their “Get Outside San Diego” website to feature the 10 Things You Can Do to Help Wildlife challenge! Visit this interactive tool at http://bit.ly/2IYYgmE or download a printable copy HERE By visiting one of the ten Alliance partner locations, youth and adults alike can learn more about climate change impacts to San Dieg

Meet Garfield Kwan, our Newest Affiliated Artist!

Our newest Affiliated Artist is Garfield Kwan, a fish physiologist and a scientific communicator. In his most recent project Squidtoons, Garfield works with other artists to translate current research into visually appealing yet scientifically accurate comics, illustrations, and infographics. Read the Q&A below to get to know the newest artist in the Alliance family! Climate Science Alliance (Alliance): What inspired you to "illustrate science with farts, burps, and giggles"? Garfield Kwan (Garfield): Squidtoons is my response to the politicizing and inaccurate depiction of scientific research. One big bonus is that comics are disarming and inviting - which is crucial for certain topics like

Alliance Presents Faces of Change at Balboa Park Sustainability Forum

For the third year in a row, the Climate Science Alliance proudly showcased artwork from our Art + Community program at the Balboa Park Sustainability Forum. Congratulations to all Sustainability Award winners and thank-you to the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership for inviting us to participate in this incredible event. For the third year in a row, the Climate Science Alliance was proud to showcase artwork from our Art + Community program at the Balboa Park Sustainability Forum. The Sustainability Forum, a program of the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, highlights sustainability efforts in Balboa Park, honors Balboa Park organizations for their exceptional projects in sustainability, celebra

San Diego Basin Study Public Meeting - Next Week

Join next week's San Diego Basin Study Meeting for stakeholders, where the City of San Diego Public Utilities Department and the Bureau of Reclamation will showcase the analysis results of climate change and water supply projects in the region. The City of San Diego Public Utilities Department (City) and the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) is holding the San Diego Basin Study (Basin Study) Stakeholder Meeting on Wednesday October 24, 2018. At this meeting, the technical team will present the results and conclusions of Task 2.4 of the Basin Study, which analyzes how Portfolios of Adaptation Concepts may affect water delivery, energy, recreation, and flood control under conditions of chang

Art of Change Showcased at Scripps' Plastic Awareness Global Initiative Event

The Alliance recently exhibited several plastics-focused art pieces from our Art of Change show at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography Plastics Awareness Global Initiative Plenary to inspire the community conversation around global marine debris. The Climate Science Alliance (Alliance) was proud to support our partners at Scripps Institution of Oceanography during their Plastics Awareness Global Initiative (PAGI) plenary sessions held on October 1st and 2nd. The Alliance showcased several plastics-focused art pieces from our Art of Change exhibit to inspire the community conversation around global marine debris. Hosted by the center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation at Scripps, th

Alliance Partner San Diego International Airport Recognized for Carbon Emission Reductions

San Diego International Airport (SAN), a partner of the Climate Science Alliance, receives global recognition for its carbon emission reductions. Through continuing partnerships with regional stakeholders, SAN aims to achieve carbon neutrality by 2022. San Diego International Airport’s (SAN) continuing efforts to reduce its carbon footprint have been recognized by the global agency that enforces carbon standards for airports worldwide. The Climate Science Alliance team extends congratulations to our partners at SAN for this tremendous achievement. SAN has been certified at “Level 3,” one of only 10 airports in North America to achieve this designation or higher from the Airports Council In

Alliance Showcases Climate Art, Leads Plenaries, and Builds Network at 2018 CAF

The Climate Science Alliance team gathered in Sacramento, California for the 2018 California Adaptation Forum, joining 750 policymakers, community leaders, and expert practitioners to discuss the social, economic, and environmental impacts of climate change. Along with showcasing our traveling “Art of Change” show, our team and partners led plenaries throughout the 3-day event and engaged with current and new members of our network. In the last days of August, the Climate Science Alliance (Alliance) team gathered in Sacramento, California for the 2018 California Adaptation Forum (CAF) to discuss how to ensure equity in our adaptation efforts and strengthen climate resilience while balancing

KPBS Radio Highlights Alliance’s New Project, “San Diego Wildlife, Climate Change, and You!”

Amber Pairis, Director of the Climate Science Alliance, joins KPBS Midday Edition to share the Alliance’s new project, “San Diego Wildlife, Climate Change, and You!”, a web page and pocket guide for the public to learn more about climate change impacts to San Diego’s wildlife and explore 10 things we can all do to help. Last month Dr. Amber Pairis, Director of the Climate Science Alliance (Alliance), joined the KPBS Midday Edition team to share the Alliance’s new project “San Diego Wildlife, Climate Change, and You!” with listeners all over San Diego County. This project, available online and in a “pocket guide”, was made for the public to learn more about climate change impacts to local wil

Resources Available for September California-Nevada Drought & Climate Outlook Webinar

Did you miss the September 2018 Drought & Climate Outlook Webinar? A webinar recording is now available here. The California-Nevada Drought Early Warning System (CA-NV DEWS) hosts a series of regular drought & climate outlook webinars designed to provide stakeholders and other interested parties in the region with timely information on current drought status and impacts, as well as a preview of current and developing climatic events (i.e. El Niño and La Niña). The Climate Science Alliance is proud to partner with the various organizations that make these monthly updates possible and available for the public. #BuildingCapacity

Inaugural Climate Art Fellowship Communicates Ecosystems Report Findings

As our first Climate Art Fellow, Audrey Carver created a compelling series of art to convey the impacts of climate change on our ecosystems and communities. The powerful collection draws from research from the recently published San Diego County Ecosystems report and her personal experience with the tragic wildfire that scorched her hometown of Idyllwild half-way through her fellowship. The Alliance was proud to offer our very first Climate Art Fellowship with support from our partners, the Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Audrey Carver, a long-time Affiliated Artist of the Climate Science Alliance, spent this summer with the Alliance t

“Art of Change” Heads to Skyline Hills Library!

Our "Art of Change" traveling climate art show is on the move! We have partnered with the City of San Diego Libraries to display “Art of Change” until 2020! Our first library stop is the Skyline Hills Branch, located on 7900 Paradise Valley Rd. “Art of Change” will be open to the public during normal library hours from October 5 through December 21, 2018. This exhibit will feature more than a dozen new pieces making their first debut to the general public! This includes several new pieces from Audrey Carver as part of the inaugural Climate Art Fellowship sponsored by our partners, Scripps’ Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation. The exhibit will also feature art from our newest A

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